Colorado State University President’s Fall Address and Univeristy Picnic Sept. 26

Colorado State University President Albert Yates will deliver his annual fall address to the university and Fort Collins communities at 11:15 a.m. Sept. 26 from the campus’ historic Oval. Yates will recognize university accomplishments, highlight goals for the coming year and focus on "Bridges to the Future," a statewide series of events to explore American values and history in light of Sept. 11, 2001. The speech will be followed by the traditional university picnic from noon-1:30 p.m.

Reporters are welcome to cover the President’s Address and the University Picnic, and a text of Yate’s remarks with an accompanying press release will be available. A multiple outlet box will be available for media use.

Photo opportunities at the picnic include live music by the Colorado State University Jazz Band; a student-built Formula SAE race car; Little Shop of Physics; student-designed robots; Cam the Ram; a Rocky Mountain Raptor program exhibit; dairy cows, draft horses and wagon rides; and booths from each College.

For more information, call June Greist at (970) 491-1194.